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#10387037 - 11/02/14 08:39 PM Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do.
Kevin R. Offline
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Registered: 03/22/13
Posts: 745
Loc: Crossroads Texas
My wife and I along with our 6 month old are planing a trip to Galveston after Thanksgiving. We have a room booked on the sea wall and got day passes to moody gardens and plan a drive out to the state park. But we need a good seafood place and other things to do. Thanks for any advice!

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#10388149 - 11/03/14 01:00 PM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Kevin R.]
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Registered: 06/12/03
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We usually take the ferry over to Crystal Beach and eat at the Stingaree. Also, we have enjoyed Benno's and Saltwater Grill. It has been a little while since we were down there, so things may have changed, but they were good last time we went.

http://stingaree.com/
http://www.saltwatergrill.com/home
http://www.bennosofgalveston.com/beach.asp
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#10389228 - 11/03/14 09:01 PM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Kevin R.]
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Registered: 08/07/14
Posts: 2080
Loc: Collin County
Shrimp N Stuff is good. It's a couple of blocks off the seawall. 39th@O I think.
Big portions of fried seafood and a lot cheaper than the seawall restaurants.
A lot of locals eat here.

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#10390402 - 11/04/14 06:59 PM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Kevin R.]
Kevin R. Offline
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Registered: 03/22/13
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Loc: Crossroads Texas
Ok. Thanks for the info!

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#10393596 - 11/05/14 09:57 PM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Kevin R.]
Jay In Somerville Offline
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Registered: 09/22/14
Posts: 616
Loc: Somerville Texas
Guido's (sp) is great..

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#10401978 - 11/10/14 01:49 PM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Jay In Somerville]
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Originally Posted By: Jay In Somerville
Guido's (sp) is great..

What he said (Pronounced G eye doe's)
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#10402257 - 11/10/14 03:55 PM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Kevin R.]
Kevin R. Offline
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Registered: 03/22/13
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Loc: Crossroads Texas
Ok, will look it up.

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#10405483 - 11/11/14 09:15 PM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: KingwoodCat]
Jay In Somerville Offline
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Registered: 09/22/14
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Loc: Somerville Texas
Thanks King!!

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#10405487 - 11/11/14 09:16 PM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Kevin R.]
Jay In Somerville Offline
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Registered: 09/22/14
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Loc: Somerville Texas
Landry's is good also. There is an italian mom & pop spot that is located in an older neighborhood that is good also, but dont remember the name of it.

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#10406536 - 11/12/14 11:49 AM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Kevin R.]
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All I can say is your are brave. I have a 7 month old and want to go so bad down there, but are waiting until next summer. Just so hard to travel with a little one and keep Momma happy.
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#10407050 - 11/12/14 02:54 PM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Kevin R.]
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Registered: 01/12/10
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Loc: Goose Creek Texas
the candy store......http://www.lakingsconfectionery.com/

http://www.yellowpages.com/galveston-tx/eating


Edited by Railhead (11/12/14 02:54 PM)
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#10541250 - 01/13/15 11:48 PM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Kevin R.]
kcb Offline
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Registered: 01/05/07
Posts: 946
Loc: Carrollton, TX
Don't miss La Kings on The Strand and Shrimp & Stuff as mentioned above. Shrimp & Stuff has a 2nd location off The Strand but we didn't know and went to the original.

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#10594939 - 02/04/15 07:49 PM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Kevin R.]
Kevin R. Offline
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Registered: 03/22/13
Posts: 745
Loc: Crossroads Texas
Just an update, had some issues and couldn't make it then, but we are planning in June to head that way! Thanks for all the info! thumb

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#10595443 - 02/05/15 04:57 AM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Kevin R.]
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Registered: 04/03/14
Posts: 169
Loc: 2nd Largest State
If you like Cajun cookin',Leo's is the place. Nothing fancy here but the locals eat here by the carloads. So does the local law enforcement dudes. Restaurant is very clean, selection is huge, and grab some of their incredible jerky for the road.
http://www.leoscajuncorner.com/

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#10605528 - 02/09/15 01:02 PM Re: Galveston trip - places to eat and things to do. [Re: Kevin R.]
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I will be down there last of April first of May. We usually go to Tortuga's Mexican Restaurant when we get down there for their lethal margarita's then it is seafood the rest of the time. We have a couple of places we always go to but I can't remember the names but will let you know how it is with more info when I get back.
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